Brakspear snaps up Greene King BDM to oversee London growth

08/01/2018 - 09:20
Pub operator and brewer Brakspear has appointed Steve Head as its new business development manager to oversee growth in the London and Oxfordshire areas.

Head (left) started in the hospitality industry 25 years ago as a barman and has gone on to hold roles with Admiral Taverns, Punch Taverns and most recently Greene King where he was the group’s business development manager for two years.

Brakspear chief executive Tom Davies, said: “Steve has an excellent track record, regularly beating sales and profit targets in all his previous management roles, and achieving outstanding returns on pub redevelopments. 

“We were impressed by his evident talent for all aspects of the BDM role and his experience, and are confident he will be a great asset to the Brakspear team.” 

Head is replacing Gerard Winder who is departing the company after six years.

"Brakspear have some of the best pubs in the south east, run by some very talented operators," said Head 

"I’m looking forward to working with these tenants and lessees and hope I will be able to help them all to become become better retailers, running thriving pubs that are achieving their full potential.” 

Brakspear operates around 125 tenanted and leased pubs alongside an 11-strong managed estate.

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